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Neutrons & Synchrotron Radiation for Science:

This 1-month school, established in 1991, provides training for students, postdoctoral and senior scientists from European and non-European universities and laboratories, in the field of Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation for condensed matter studies (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, Geosciences, Industrial applications).

It includes lectures, practicals, tutorials, and visits of Large Facilities: ESRF, ILL in Grenoble, Soleil and LLB in Paris-Saclay, SLS/PSI in Villigen, and new in 2016: DESY and European XFEL in Hamburg and ELETTRA and FERMI in Trieste !

The next HERCULES session will take place from 29 March to 29 April 2016.
The registration is opened till 31 October 2015 !

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Asia-Pacific edition of HERCULES in Taiwan, July 2015

Hercules Asia-Pacific edition, Taiwan 2015

In July 2015, at the occasion of the 25th anniversary of HERCULES, a 3-week Asia-Pacific edition of HERCULES will also be organized in Taiwan (in addition to the annual school in March).

Read the full announcement.

More information on the Asia-Pacific, Taiwan 2015 HERCULES website.

HERCULES 2013 participants interview from NMI3

What the HERCULES 2013 participants think about HERCULES. Watch on the NMI3 website.

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Hercules 2017

  • 01/09/2016 | Application starts
  • 15/10/2016 | Application ends
  • 27/02/2017 | Session starts
  • 30/03/2017 | Session ends

HERCULES 2017 poster

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